Epping, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, USA June 21, 2010 Size: About 7 cm long
I accidentally stepped on this wood cockroach. I looked down at the roach and noticed this worm emerging from its posterior. Does anyone know what kind of parasite this long, skinny worm is? After it wriggled out of the roach it writhed around and flopped around in a somewhat stiff manner.
The lot is wooded, mixed deciduous/coniferous with a river nearby.
Contributed by Siobhan Basile on 21 June, 2010 - 1:17am Last updated 28 June, 2010 - 10:54pm
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